It has been previously demonstrated that forced amalgamations do not work ...
– STEPHEN BALI amalgamations and the Independent Review Panel (IRP) Report commissioned by the NSW State Government recommended no change for the Penrith LGA, other than potential minor boundary adjustments in the future,” she said.
Fit for the Future is the State Government’s reform package, where councils must demonstrate an ability to meet a series of strong financial and sustainability benchmarks by 2019-20.
Sydney’s 41 councils will be reduced to about 20 under the changes.
-Andrew Clennell, Alicia Wood, Miles Godfrey and Jillian McKee